In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, our Montgomery County Commissioners recognized the hard work and dedication of all our staff at their meeting this morning. They also recognized the efforts of the Maternal and Early Childhood Consortium formed and dedicated to improving birth outcomes and preventing child maltreatment within our Montgomery County community. Nadine Miller and Ailene Keyes Co-Chair the Maternal and Early Childhood Consortium and are part of a broad collaborative effort in our County of public and private providers dedicated to identifying resources and supporting vulnerable child and families.
Congratulations to the Consortium and congratulations to ALL of you who are supporting children and families day in and day out in our community!
Pictured from left to right are Colleen Miller from Child Home & Community, Sharon Jesser from Carson Valley Children’s Aid, Toscha Blalock from Maternal Care Coalition, Sandie Beren from the Office of Children & Youth, Julie O’Connor from Carson Valley Children’s Aid, Julia Solomon from the Office of Children & Youth, Oglatha Ingram from Family Services, Chairman Commissioner Josh Shapiro, Vice-Chair Commissioner Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, Ailene Keys from the Health Department, Commissioner Joseph Gale, Nadine Miller from the Office of Children & Youth, Laurie O’Connor from the Office of Children & Youth, and Bethany Smith from Carson Valley Children’s Aid